LIBROS / BOOKS:

 

Editados / Edited:

- El Marahuaka, Armitano Editores, Caracas, 1989.

- Applied Myrmecology: A World Perspective. Editors: Robert K. Vander Meer, Klaus Jaffe and Aragua Cedeno. Westview Press, Bolder, USA, 1990, 741 pp.

- Un Futuro para la Orinoquia-Amazonia, Wallis M.C. y Jaffe K., Editores. Caracas, 152 pp., 1991. ISBN 98-07-0672-0

- Tecnologías alternativas para el uso de bosques tropicales. Jaffe K y Sánchez P., Editores. Caracas, 202 pp., 1992 . ISBN 980-237-054-1

 

Escritos / Written:

- Guía al Mundo de las Hormigas. Equinoccio, Caracas, 1993. ISBN 980-237-058-4

- Formigas: Biologia e Anatomia. Flávio Henrique Caetano, Klaus Jaffé & Fernando José Zara. Rio Claro, 2002, 131pp.

- Guía al Mundo de las Hormigas. (2a edición) Equinoccio, Caracas, 2004. ISBN 980-237-207-2 PDF

- Monitoreo y Control Integrado del Picudo del Cocotero: Plaga de la Palma Aceitera. P.A. Sánchez & K. Jaffe. Fonaiap, USB & Fundesol.  ISBN 980-318-052-5, Fonaiap, Maracay, 1993

- Mujer: Biodinamica de la trascendencia, Caracas 1996 ISBN 980-07-3401-5 HTM

- Evolutionary Bio-dynamics: The survival of the luckiest, Caracas 2000 HTM

- La Riqueza de las Naciones: Una Perspectiva Interdisciplinaria (2008: Equinoccio/Banco Central de Venezuela) PDF

- Que es la Ciencia (2007: Fundación Empresas Polar, Venezuela PDF & 2008: Fondo Editorial Universidad Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, Perú)

- What is Science? An interdisciplinary perspective 2009: University Press of America

- What is science? An evolutionary view PDF

 

En preparación / In preparation

- Los Bachacos: Biología, manejo y control. José Vicente Hernández y Klaus Jaffe: 2002 PDF

- El Futuro de las Religiones: Una Visión de la Biología Evolutiva HTM

 

PUBLICACIONES ARBITRADAS / REFEREED PUBLICATIONS:

206. Social and natural sciences differ in their research strategies, adapted to work for different knowledge landscapes. Jaffe K (Plos One: Submitted) ArXiv

205. Is modern science evolving in the wrong direction? K. Jaffe ArXiv

204. Venezuela: violence, human rights, and health-care realities. K. Jaffe. The Lancet 383: 1970 LINK

203. Relation between shame, nutrition and happiness in children. Jaffe K, Bernal J, Herrera HA. Acta Científica Venezolana (in press) PDF

202. On the biological and cultural evolution of shame: Using internet search tools to weight values in many cultures. Jaffe K, Flórez A, Gomes CM, Rodríguez D, Achury C. (J Bioeconomics: in press) PDF

201. Complexity measures of natural and artificial languages. Febres G, Jaffe K, Gershenson C. Complexity, 2014. (in press) PDF

200. Economía Evolutiva, Jaffe K, in ¿Que es Evolución? Ensayos sobre la teoría que le da sentido a la vida. Emilio Herrera, Editor, Equinoccio, Universidad Simón Bolívar y Academia de Ciencias Físicas, Matemáticas y Naturales, Caracas 2013, pp 101-136, PDF

199. The Relevance of Science in Development: Scientific development favors economic prosperity, but not necessarily through its effect on technological knowledge, in middle income countries. In Economic Behavior, Game Theory, and Technology in Emerging Markets. Editors: Christiansen B, Basilgan M; IGI Global, 2014, 328 pp.  PDF

198. Insights on cooperative electricity consumption in human aggregates from a thermodynamic analysis: implications for energy policies. In Global Energy Policy and Security. Leal W and Voudouris V eds. 2013. PDF

197. On surrealism, beauty, evolution and entomology. Book rev: The Giant Silkmoths by P. Howse & K. Wolfe. Trop. Lepid. Res., 22(2): 121, 2012. PDF

196. Propiedades emergentes, eficiencia y redes de termiteros. Griffon D, Jaffe K, Andara C. Modelos y simulaciones biológicas: ecología y evolución. Cipriani R, Vladar HP (eds.) 2013. In press.

195. Productivity in physical and chemical science predicts the future economic growth of developing countries better than other indices for knowledge. Jaffe, K, Caicedo M, Manzanares M, Rios A, Florez A, Montoreano C, Davila V. PloS One 0066239 or PDF 

194. Statistics shows that economic prosperity needs both high scientific productivity and complex technological knowledge, but in different ways. Jaffe K, Rios, A, Florez A. Interciencia 38: 150-156, 2013. PDF.

193. Modes of Information Transmission, in Complex Network Topologies, on the Stability of Cooperation. Martinez IC, Jaffe K. In: Dynamic Analysis for Social Network. Pinheiro CA, Helfert M (Eds). pp. 44-55. 2012 PDF

192b. La ciencia como motor del desarrollo: perspectivas en América Latina Mundo Nuevo, 8: 13-17, 2012 PDF.

192. Propuestas de los investigadores en ciencia, tecnología e innovación venezolanos.  Bernal J, Jaffe K. Mundo Nuevo III 8: 55-86 , 2012 PDF

191. Do countries with lower self-citation rates produce higher impact papers? Or, does humility pay. Jaffe K. Interciencia 36: 696-698, 2011. PDF

190. Gender differences in time perception and its relation with academic performance: non-linear dynamics in the formation of cognitive systems. Jaffe K, Mascitti G, Seguias D. ArXiv 1203.3954 PDF 

189. Chemical recruitment for foraging in ants (Formicidae) and termites (Isoptera): A revealing comparison. Jaffe K, Issa S, Sainz-Borgo C. Psyche, 2012: ID 694910, 11 pages, 2012. PDF

188. Quantifying social synergy in insect and human societies. Jaffe K. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 64(11): 1721-1724, 2010 PDF.

187. Comparing skills and attitudes of scientists, musicians, politicians and students. Jaffe K, Florez A, Grigorieva V, Masciti M, Castro I. Interciencia 35(7) 545-552, 2010. PDF or Interciencia

186. Olfaction in birds: a closer look at the kiwi (Apterygidae). Castro I, Cunningham SJ, Gsell AC, Jaffe K, Cabrera A, Liendo CJ. Avian Biol. 41: 1-6 2010. PDF

185. Co-operative punishment cements social cohesion. Jaffe K, Zaballa L. JASSS 2010 PDF or JASSS

184. Cooperative Punishment and Religion’s Role in the Evolution of Prosocial Altruism. Chapter 13 in: The Biology of Religious Behavior: The Evolutionary Origins of Faith and Religion. Edited by Feierman JR. Praeger, 301 pp. Jaffe K, Zaballa L (2009) PDF

183. Ant-plant associations in different forests in Venezuela. Goitia W, Jaffe K. Neotropical Entomology 38, 2009 PDF

182. On the adaptive value of Sex. Jaffe K. Chapter 21 in Unifying Themes in Complex Systems IV. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Complex Systems. Minai AA, Bar-Yam Y. Editors. pp 213-221, 2008. PDF

181. Ant plant associations in different forests in Venezuela. Goirtia W, Jaffe K. Neotropical Entomology 38, 2009. PDF

180b. Combined Effect of the Direction of Information Transmission and the Spatiality over Sustaining Cooperation. Martinez IC, Jaffe K. GECCO 09.PDF

180. Comparing Different Modes of Horizontal Information Transmission on Cooperation over Different Social Networks. Martínez IC, Jaffé K. Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO) 2008. Atlanta, USA 2008. CD PDF

179. Effects of Spatial Distribution and Information Transmission over Cooperation Dynamics. Martínez IC, Jaffé K. Second World Congress on Social Simulation (WCSS-08). Washington D.C., USA 2008. CD PDF

178. Effects of Dimensionality over Cooperation Dynamics. Adaptation in Artificial and Biological Systems. Martínez, IC, Jaffé K, Bristol UK 2006. Proceedings of AISB 3: 163–164. PDF

177. Leaf-Cuting Ants (Formicidae: Myrmicinae: Attini) Encyclopedia of Entomology (John L. Capinera, Ed.) 2008. Jaffe K. MHT

176. The need for sperm selection may explain why termite colonies have kings and queens, whereas those of ants, wasps and bees have only queens. Jaffe K. Theory in Biosciences 127: 359-363, 2008. PDF

175. Evolution of shame as an adaptation to social punishment and its contribution to social cohesiveness. Jaffe K. Complexity, 14: 56-52, 2008. PDF

174. Seasonal sebaceous patch in the nectar-feeding bats Leptonycteris curasoae and L. yerbabuenae (Phyllostomidae: Glossophaginae): Phenological, histological, and preliminary chemical characterization. Nassar J.M, Salazar V, Quintero A, Stoner K.E, Gómez M,  Cabrera A, Jaffé, K. Zoology 111: 363-376, 2008 PDF

173b. Una mirrada desde un mundo globalizado. Asuntos del Sur. Nov 2007. PDF.

173. Comparing the ant fauna in a tropical and a temperate forest canopy (Comparación de la fauna de hormigas entre un dosel tropical y uno temperado. Jaffé K, Horchler P, Verhaagh M, Gomez C, Sievert R, Jaffe R, Morawetz W. Ecotrópicos 20: 74-81, 2007 PDF

172. The economic limits of trust: The case of a Latin-American urban informal commerce sector. Jaffe K, Levy-Carciente S, Zanoni W. J. Develop. Entrepr. 12: 339-352. 2007. PDF or to the Journal´s Website

171. Culture Outsmarts Nature in the Evolution of Cooperation. Jaffe K, Cipriani R. JASSS 10 (1), 2007 PDF

170. Mate selection in the moth Neoleucinodes elegantalis: evidence for a supernormal chemical stimulus in sexual attraction. Mirás B, Cabrera A, Jaffe K. Animal Behaviour, 73: 727-734, 2007. PDF

169. An aggregation pheromone modulates lekking behaviour in the vector Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae). Cabrera M, Jaffe K. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 23: 1–10, 2007. PDF

168c. Peer review could be improved by market forces. Jaffe K. Nature 439, 782, 2006. PDF 

168b. On foraging behavior of the polymorphic tree dwelling ant Daceton armigerumMady Y, Jaffe K. Entomotropica 21: 117-123, 2006.  PDF

168. Financiamiento de la Buhonería en Caracas. Zanoni W, Jaffe K, Levy-Carciente S. Revista Venezolana de Análisis de Coyuntura, 12: 175-184, 2006. PDF

167. Simulations show that shame drives social cohesion. Jaffe K. IBERAMIA-SBIA 2006, LNAI 4140, pp. 88-97, 2006, Springer Verlag, Berlin. J.S. Sichman et al. (Eds). PDF

166. Econophysics to unravel the hidden dynamics of commodity markets. Levy-Carciente S, Jaffé K, Londoño F, Palm T, Pérez M, Piñango M, Reyes P, in Takayasu, H. (Editor) Practical Fruits of Econophysics. Springer (Tokyo), 2005. ISBN: 431289143 PDF

165. Assortative mating drastically alters the magnitude of error thresholds. Ochoa G, Jaffe K. Lecture Notes in Computer Science LNCS 4193, Parallel Problem Solving from Nature - PPSN IX. Editors: Runarsson et al. Springer Verlag, Berlin (2006) p890-899 PDF

164. Leaf-cutter ant species (Hymenoptera: Atta) differ in the types of cues used to differentiate between self and others. Animal Behavior. Hernández JV, Goitía W, Osio A, Cabrera A, Lopez H, Sainz C, Jaffe K. Animal Behaviour Animal Behavior 71: 945-952, 2006.  PDF

163. Caste, colony, and species specificity of the trail pheromone in two sympatric Nasutitermitinae Sociobiology, 47: 345-351, 2006. Arab A, Issa S, Alfonzo D, Jaffe, K. PDF

162. Evidence favoring sperm selection over sperm competition in the interaction between human seminal plasma and sperm motility in vitro. Archives of Andrology 52: 45-50, 2006. Jaffe K, Camejo MI, Carrillo TE, Weffer M, Muñoz MG  PDF  or the published version very much shortened by the editor  SpermSel.pdf

161. Assortative Mating in Genetic Algorithms for Dynamic Problems. Ochoa G, Mädler-Kron C, Rodriguez R, Jaffe J. In: F. Rothlauf et al. (Eds.): EvoWorkshops 2005, LNCS 3449, pp. 617–622, 2005. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2005. PDF

160. On the dynamics of grouping. Cipriani R, Jaffe K. In: (Giorgio Tonella, ed.) Proceedings of the Fifth IASTED International Conference on Modelling, Simulation and Optimization, Acta Press. 333 pp. p. 56-60 PDF

159. Science, religion and economic development. Interciencia 30: 370-373, 2005 Jaffe K. PDF

158. Self seeks like:  Many humans choose their dog-pets following rules used for assortative mating. J. Ethol. 23(1): 15-18, 2005 Payne C, Jaffe K   PDF   Commented in The Economist Feb 10 2005

157. Narcissism guides mate selection: Humans mate assortatively, as revealed by facial resemblance, following an algorithm of “self seeking like”. Alvarez L, Jaffe K.  Evolutionary Psychology, 2: 177-194, 2004. PDF

156c. Simulating evolution of monetary complexity using Sociodynamica PDF1PDF2

156b. SOCIODYNAMICA: An agent based computer simulation studying the interacting web of biological, social and economic behaviors. Jaffe K. Journal Article: Society for Computational Economics, Computing in Economics and Finance 2005 01/2005 PDF

156. From Sociodynamics to Synergistics: Understanding the Wealth of Nations using Simulations. Proceedings of ESSA 2004, Valladolid, Spain 2004. Jaffe K PDF

155. Altruism, altruistic punishment and decentralized social investment. Acta Biotheoretica 52: 155-172, 2004, Jaffe K. PDF

154. Complexity in the Oil Markets. Interciencia 29: 320-324, 2004, Levy S, Sabellis H, Jaffe K . PDF

153. Sex promotes gamete selection: A quantitative comparative study of features favoring the evolution of sex. Complexity, 9(6): 43-51, 2004, Jaffe K  PDF

152. Decision making systems in recruitment to food for two Nasutermitinae. Sociobiology, 44: 139-151, 2004, Andara C, Issa S, Jaffe K. PDF

151. Simulation of Coevolution in Batesian Mimicry. Naturalia 28: 9-18, 2004. Jaffe K, Osborn F. PDF

150. Metapleural and post-pharyngeal gland secretions from workers of the ants Solenopsis invicta and S. geminata. Chemistry & Biodiversity 1: 303-311, 2004, Cabrera A, Williams D, Hernandez JV, Caetano FH, Jaffe K. PDF

149. Level of economic damage for leaf-cutting ants (Hymenoptera : Formicidae) in Eucalyptus plantations in Brazil. SOCIOBIOLOGY, 42 (2): 433-442, 2003, Zanetti R, Zanuncio JC, Vilela EF, Leite HG, Jaffe K, Oliveira AC. Abstract  PDF

148. Avaliação do Feromônio Sexual de Neoleucinodes elegantalis Guenée (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Neotropical Entomology 32: 221-229, 2003, Badji, C.A., Eiras AE, Cabrera A, Jaffe K. PDF

147. Ultrastructure of last larval instar fat body cells of Pachycondyla (Neoponera) villosa (Formicidae: Ponerinae): cytochemical and chemical analysis. Animal Biology, 53:1-16, 2003, Zara FJ, Caetano FH, Cabrera ACG, Jaffe K. PDF

146. Charles Darwin, Robert Fitzroy and Simón Rodríguez met in Concepción, Chile, after the earthquake of 20th Feb. 1835. Interciencia 28: 549- 553, 2003. Whittembury G, Jaffe K, Hirshbein C, Yudilevisch D. PDF

145. Venezuela: Cultural Health Assessment, Third Edition by Carolyn Erickson D’Avanzo and Eliane M. Geissler. Mosby’s Pocket Guide Series. p 827 – 831 2003, Jaffe K, Gonzales M. PDF

144. Flower ecology in the neotropics: a flower-ant love-hate relationship. In: Arthropods of Tropical Forests: Spatio-Temporal Dynamics and Resource Use in the Canopy. Edited by Yves Basset, Vojtech Novotny, Scott Miller and Roger Kitching, Cambridge University Press, 2003 pp. 213-219, Jaffe K, Hernandez JV, Goitía W, Osio A, Osborn F, Cerda H, Arab A, Rincones J, Gajardo R, Caraballo L, Andara C, Lopez H. PDF

143. On sex, mate selection and evolution: an exploration. Comments on Theoretical Biology 7(2): 91-107, 2002, Jaffe K  PDF

142. Monte Carlo exploration of mechanisms for the creation of aggregate wealth. Proceedings of IAREP/SABE 2002 Conference, Turku, Finland, Jaffe K PDF

141. An economic analysis of altruism: Who benefits from altruistic acts? Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulations 5: 3, 2002, Jaffe K. PDF or at JASSS

140. Chemical analyses of different larval instars and tissues of Pachycondyla (Neoponera) villosa (Formicidae: Ponerinae). Sociobiology 39: 89-101, 2002, Zara F, Cabrera A, Jaffé K, Caetano F. Abstract PDF

139. Expanded food choice as a possible factor in the evolution of eusociality in Vespidae Sociobiology 39(1):25-36, 2002, Silva ER, Jaffe K. PDF

138. Nestmate recognition signals of the ant Atta laevigata. J Insect Physiol. 48: 287-295, 2001, Hernandez JV, Lopez H, Jaffe K PDF

137. Sex pheromone of the tomato fruit borer Neoleucinodes elegantalis (Gueneé) (Lepidoptera:Crambidae). J Chemical Ecology 27: 2097-2107, 2001, Cabrera A, Eiras A, Gries G, Gries R, Urdaneta N. Miras B, Badji C, Jaffe K. PDF

136. Sensitivity of colonies and individuals of Cephalotes ants to antibiotics imply a feeding symbiosis with gut microorganisms. Canadian Journal of Zoology 79:6, 2001, Jaffe K, Caetano, FH, Sanchez P, Hernandez JV, Rincones J, Caraballo L. PDF

135. Bacteria modulate the degree of amphimix of their symbiotic entomopathogenic nematodes in response to nutritional stress. Naturwissenschaften 88: 310-312, 2001, Rincones J, Mauleon H, Jaffe K. PDF

 134. On the relative importance of Haplo-Diploidy, Assortative Mating and Social Synergy on the Evolutionary Emergence of Social Behavior. Acta Biotheoretica 49: 29-42, 2001, Jaffe K. PDF

 133. El tubo digestivo en adultos de Rhynchophorus palmarum (L.) Morfología y ultraestructura. Boletín de Entomología Venezolana 15: 195-216, 2000, Sanchez PA, Sanchez F, Caetano FH, Jaffe K PDF

 132. How plants shape the ant community in the Amazonian rainforest canopy: the role of extrafloral nectaries and homopteran honeydew. Oecologia: 125: 229-240, 2000, Blüthgen N, Verhaagh M, Goitía W, Jaffé K, Morawetz W, Barthlott W. PDF

 131. Our last millennium in perspective. Nature 407: 128, 2000, Jaffe K. PDF

 130. Efeito da densidade e do tamanho de sauveiros sobre a producao de madeira em eucaliptus. An. Soc. Entomol. Brasil 29: 105-112. 2000, Zanetti R, Jaffe K, Vilela, E. Zanuncio JY, Leite H. PDF

 129. Emergence and maintenance of sex among diploid organisms aided by assortative mating. Acta Biotheoretica 48 (2) 137-147,  2000, Jaffe K. PDF

 128. Ultrastructure of the spines and neck gland of Abanote hylonome. International Journal of Insect Morphology & Embryology, 28: 321-330, 1999, Osborn F, Sanchez F, Jaffe K. PDF

 127. Hydrolutos: un género nuevo y cuatro especies nuevas de Lutosini Neotropicales  (Orthoptera: Anostostomatidae). Nouvelle Revue d’ Entomologie (N.S.) 16: 111-121, 1999, Issa S, Jaffe K. PDF

 126. Mandibular gland secretion in different castes of the leaf-cutter ant Atta laevigataJ. Chem Ecol 25: 2433-2444, 1999, Hernandez JV, Cabrera A, Jaffe K. PDF

 125. On sex, mate selection and the Red Queen. Journal of Theoretical Biology 199: 1-9, 1999, Ochoa G, Jaffe K. PDF

 124. Energy consumption of termite colonies of Nasutitermes ephratae. Physiol. Behav. 66: 731-735, 1999, Muradian R, Issa S, Jaffe K. PDF

 123. On the adaptive value of some mate selection strategies. Acta Biotheoretica 47: 29-40, 1999, Jaffe K. PDF

 122. Growth of Atta laevigata nests in pine plantations. Florida Entomol. 82: 97-103, 1999, Hernandez JV, Ramos C, Borjas M, Jaffe K. PDF

 121. Ants, plants and butterflies as diversity indicators: comparisons between strata in six neotropical forest sites. Studies of Neotropical Fauna & Environment 34: 59-64, 1999, Osborn F, Goitia W, Cabrera M, Jaffe K. PDF

 120. Recovery of disturbed ecosystems as monitored by ant and vegetation diversity in forests and surrounding savannas of Venezuela. Studies of Neotropical Fauna & Environment 33: 85-92, 1998, Cabrera M, Jaffe K, Goitia W, Osborn F. PDF

 119. Ultrastructure of the gland responsible for the synthesis of an aggregation pheromone in Rhynchophorus palmarum. The Colleopterist Bulletin 52: 297-305, 1998, Sanchez PA, Sanchez F, Jaffe K, Caetano F. PDF

 118. A synergistic aggregation pheromone in the banana weevil Cosmopolites sordidus Germar (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Acta Cientifica Venezolana 49: 201-203, 1998, Cerda H, Mori K, Nakayama T, Jaffe K.  PDF 

 117. On the biogeography of the Attini. Ecotropicos 11: 1998, Mayhe A, Jaffe K. PDF

 116. On the energetic cost of human societies: energy consumption as an econometric index. Interciencia 23: 350-354, 1998, Cabrera S, Jaffe K PDF

 115. Sex, mate selection and evolution. In : Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1447: Evolutionary Programming VII, Springer Verlag, Porto VW, Saravanan N, Waagen D, Eiben AE (Eds.), pp. 483-492,1998, Jaffe K.  PDF  or at Springer

 114. Chemical ecology of the defensive behavior of two nymphalid butterfly larvae against ants. J. Chem Ecol 24: 1173-1186, 1998, Osborn F, Jaffe K PDF

 113. Wave parameters of the sperm flagellum as predictors of human spermatozoa motility. Andrologia 30: 153-157, 1998, Vera O, Nuñoz MG, Jaffe K. PDF

 112. Gender differences in occupational performance. Social Biology, 44: 198-204, 1997, Briceño A, Jaffe K.  PDF

 111. Cooperation vs. exploitation: interactions between Lycaenid (Lepidopera: Lycaenidae) larvae and ants. Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera. 34: 69-82, 1997, Osborn F, Jaffe K. PDF

 110. Diseño y evaluación de trampas cebadas con hembras vírgenes para la captura del perforador del fruto del tomate. Agron. Tropical 47: 315-330, 1997, Miras B, Issa S, Jaffe K. PDF

 109. Dynamics of the emergence of genetic resistance to pesticides among asexual and sexual organisms. J. Theor. Biol. 188: 289-299, 1997, Jaffe K, Issa S, Daniels E, Haile D. PDF

 108. Consumo de insectos: Alternativa alimentaria del neotropico. Bol. Entomol. Venez. 12 : 125-127, 1997, Sanchez P, Jaffe K, Hevia P. PDF

 107. Morfología funcional de las flores de Theobroma cacaoT. grandiflorumT. bicolor Herrania sp. Acta Científica Venezolana 48: 13-18, 1997, Goitia W, Jaffe K. PDF

 106. Study of the aggregation pheromone of the banana weevil Cosmopolites sordidus (Germar), Techniques in Plant-Insect Interactions and Biopesticides, Proceedings of an IFS Workshop in Chemical Ecology, H. Niemeyer (ed.), Stockholm, 175-177, 1996, Cabrera A, Cerda H, Sánchez P, Jaffé K. PDF

 105. Ethological and chemical studies of the abdominal gland extracts of the leaf-cutting ant Atta laevigata. En: International Foundation for Science (IFS): Techniques in Plant-Insect Interactions and Biopesticides, Proc. IFS Workshop in Chemical Ecology, H. Niemeyer (ed.), Stockholm, pp 169-174,1996, Hernandez JV, Cabrera A, Jaffe K. PDF

 104. Atracción olfativa de Cosmopolites sordidus estimulado por volátiles originados en musáceas de distintas edades y variedades genómicas. Agronomía Tropical 46: 413-429, 1996, Cerda H, Lopez A, Sanoja O, Sanchez P, Jaffe K. PDF

 103. Secretory mechanisms of the male secreted aggregation pheromone in Rhynchoporum palmarum (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) J. Insect Physiol 42: 1113-1119, 1996, Sanchez P, Cerda H, Cabrera A, Caetano F, Jaffe K. PDF

 102. Biodynamica, a simulation model of biological evolution (for a windows environment) LINK

 101. The dynamics of the evolution of sex: Why the sexes are, in fact, always two? Interciencia, 21: 259-267, 1996; 22: 48, 1996, Jaffe K.  HTML at Interciencia orPDF

 100. Aspectos ecologicos de Nasutitermes corniger en Barlovento. Bol. Ent. Ven. 11: 33-38, 1996, Issa S, Jaffe K. PDF

 99. A trophic mutualism between myrmecophytic melastomataceae Tococa guianensis Aublet and an Azteca ant species. Ecotropicos 7: 1-10, 1994 (publicado en 1996), Cabrera M, Jaffe K. PDF

 98. The ant wars: Combat strategies, territoriality and nest defense in the leaf-cutting ant Atta laevigata. Animal Behaviour 51: 1207-1217, 1996, Whitehouse M, Jaffe K: PDF (Included in the annual supplement of the Encyclopedia Britannica 1997)

 97. On the energetic cost of sociality. Phys. Behav. 59: 713-719, 1996, Fonk C, Jaffe K. PDF

 96. Etude de la reponse olfactive du charancon des bananiers a des stimuli degages par differentes plantes. Fruie, 50: 323-331,1995, Cerda H, Lopez A, Fernandez G, Sanchez P, Jaffe K. PDF

 95. Characterization of the mandible and mandibular glands in different castes of the leaf-cutting ant Atta laevigata using scanning electron microscopy. Bol. Ent. Ven. 10: 51-56, 1995, Hernandez JV, Jaffe K, Caetano FH. PDF

 94. Sex ratio at birth deviations in modern Venezuela: The Trivers-Willard effect. Social Biology 42: 257-270, 1995, Chacon-Puignau G, Jaffe K. PDF

 93. Compuestos volátiles del cormo de musáceas comestibles susceptibles al ataque del gorgojo negro Cosmopolites sordidusBol. Entomol. Venez. NS. 10: 115-116, 1995, Cerda H, Cabrera A, Rivero O, Sanchez P, Jaffe K. PDF

 92. Dano economico causado por populacoes de formigas Atta laevigata (F. Smith) em plantacoes de Pinus caribe Mor. E elementos para o manejo da praga. Ann. Soc. Bras. Ent. 24: 287-298, 1995, Hernandez JV, Jaffe K. PDF

 91. Non linear trends in the evolution of the complexity of nervous systems, group size, and communication systems: A general feature in biology. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 18: 386, 1995, Jaffe K, Chacon G. PDF

 90. Trophic interactions between ants and termites that share a common nest. Ann Entomol Soc Amer. 88: 328-333, 1995, Jaffe K, Ramos C, Issa S. PDF

 89. Nestmate recognition in the leaf- cutting ant Atta laevigata. Insectes Sociaux, 42: 157-166, 1995, Whitehouse M, Jaffe K PDF

 88. Interacción polinizador - hormiga en cacao. Turrialba, 42: 178-186, 1992 (publicado en 1995), Goitia W, Bosque C, Jaffe K. PDF

 87. On insect attractants from pitcher plants of the genus Heliamphora (Sarraceniaceae). J. Chem Ecol. 21: 379-384, 1995, Jaffe K, Blum M, Fales HM, Mason RT,Cabrera A. PDF

 86. Assortative mating: Sex differences in mate selection for married and unmarried couples. Human Biol. 67: 111-120, 1995, Jaffe K, Chacon G.   PDF

 85. Distribución espacial de colonias de Atta laevigata en plantaciones adultas de Pino Caribe. Bol. Tec. Idefor 8: 32-36, 1994, Ramos C, Jaffe K, Hernández JV.  PDF

 84. Estudio olfatométrico de la atracción del picudo del cocotero Rhynchophorus palmarum (L) a volátiles de tejidos vegetales. Agron. Tropical, 44: 203-216, 1994, Cerda H, Hernández JJ, Jaffe K, Martínez R, Sánchez P.  PDF

 83. Energetics of social phenomena: Physics applied to evolutionary biology. Il Nuovo Cimiento D. 16(6): 543-553, 1994, Jaffe K, Fonck C. PDF

 82. Involvement of amino acids, opioids, nitric oxide and NMDA receptors in learning and memory consolidation in crickets. Pharmacol. Biochem. Behav. 47: 493-496, 1994, Jaffe K, Blanco ME. PDF

 81. Ant fauna of the French and Venezuelan Islands in the Caribbean. In: Exotic Ants: Biology, Impact and Control of Introduced Species; D.F. Williams Ed., Westview Press, 1994, pp 181-190, Jaffe K, Lattke J.  PDF

 80. Sex linked strategies of human reproductive behavior. Social Biol. 40, 61-73, 1993, Jaffe K, Urribarri D, Chacon GC, Diaz G, Torres A, Herzog H. PDF

 79. Ants on the tepuys of the Guiana shield: a zoogeographic study. Ecotropicos, 6: 22-29, 1993, Jaffe K, Lattke, J, Perez R. PDF

 78. Oxygen consumption and cognitive processes. Acta Cient. Venezolana 44: 184-191, 1993, Bages N, Canino E, Jaffe K, Irribaren C, Diaz G. PDF

 77. Biología y comportamiento del picudo del cocotero Rhynchophorus palmarum L. (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Bol. Entomol. Ven. N.S., 8, 83-93, 1993, Sanchez P, Jaffe K, Hernandez JV, Cerda H. PDF

 76. Chemical ecology of the palm weevil Rhynchophorus palmarum: Attraction to host plants and to a male produced aggregation pheromone. J. Chem. Ecol. 19, 1703-1720, 1993, Jaffe K, Sanchez P, Cerda H, Hernandez JV, Jaffe R, Urdaneta N, Guerra G, Martinez R, Miras B. PDF

 75. Oxygen consumption and the evolution of order: Negentropy criteria applied to the evolution of ants. Experientia 49, 587-592, 1993, Jaffe K, Heblin-Beraldo MJ. PDF

 74. Surfing ants. Florida Entomologist, 76, 182-188, 1993, Jaffe K. PDF

 73. Localización de hospedero, actividad diaria y optimización de las capturas mediante trampas inocuas del picudo del cocotero Rhynchophorus palmarum (L).Agronomia Tropical,42, 211-226, 1992, Hernández JV, Cerda H, Jaffe K, Sánchez P. PDF

 72. La cría de mariposas ornamentales. In: Tecnologías alternativas para el uso y conservación de bosques tropicales; Jaffe K and Sánchez P. ed. Universidad Simón Bolívar, Caracas, p 102-110, 1992, Jaffe K, Tablante A, Zabala NA. PDF

 71. Venezuela: Amazon Wildlife. In Insight Guides: Amazon Wildlife, Bernard H.U. ed. APA 150. 185-202, 1992, Jaffe K.

 70. Los Yanomami y el cacao: dos realidades. Interciencia 17, 69-72, 1992, Sanchez P, Jaffe K. PDF

 69. Defensive secretion of first-instar larvae of rootstalk borer weevil Diaprepes abbreviatus L (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), to the fire-ant Solenopsis geminata (F.) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). J. Chem. Ecol., 18, 2055-2068, 1992, Pavis C, Malosse C, Ducrot PH, Howse PE, Jaffe K, Descoins C. PDF

 68. Carnivory in pitcher plants of the genus Heliamphopra (Sarraceniaceae). New Phytologist. 122, 733-744, 1992, Jaffe, K, Michelangeli F, Gonzalez JM, Miras B, Ruiz MC. PDF

 67. On foraging, recruitment systems and optimum number of scouts in ants. Insect Sociaux, 39, 201-213, 1992, Jaffe K, Denebourg JL. PDF

 66. Amino acids levels during learning and memory consolidation of an aversive conditioning task in crickets. Phar. Biochem. Behav., 43, 205-214, 1992, Jaffe, K, Blau, S, Zabala N. PDF

 65. Leaf-cutting ant Atta laevigata marks its territory with colony-specific Dufours gland secretion. J. Chem. Ecol. 18, 183-196, 1992, Salzeman A, Nagnan P, Tellier F, Jaffe K. PDF

 64. Rutas de migraciones humanas precolombinas a la Amazonia sugeridas por la distribución de cacao. Interciencia, 17, 28-34, 1992, Sanchez P, Jaffe K. PDF

 63. Plant-social insect communities in a hylean savannah; a non-specific interaction. Ecotropicos, 4, 60-67, 1991, Jaffe K, Delascio F. PDF

 62. Qualitative evaluation of ants as biological control agents with special reference to predators on Diaprepes spp (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on citrus groves in Martinique and Guadeloupe. Rencontres Caraibes en lutte biologique, C. Pavis & A. Kermarrec Ed, INRA, Paris, 1991, pp 405-416. Jaffe K, Mauleon H, Kermarrec A. PDF

 61. Genetic similarity and group selection: A study of the open peer commentaries. Brain and Behavioural Sciences, 14, 525, 1991, Jaffe K. PDF

 60. Polyethisme et defense de la societe chez la fourmi champignonniste Atta laevigata. Insectes Sociaux 38, 149-159, 1991, Salzemann A, Jaffe K. PDF

 59. Competition for prey between the carnivorous Bromeliaceae Brochinia reducta and Sarraceneacea Heliamphora heterodoxa. Biotropica 23, 177-184, 1991, Gonzalez J, Jaffe K, Michellangeli F. PDF

 58. On the communication systems of the Dolichorinae ants Azteca foreli (Emery) and Conomyrma sp. Bol Entomol Ven N.S. 5, 162-178, 1990, Jaffe K, Alvarez MI, Colmenares O. PDF

 57. Predatory ants of Diaprepes spp in citrus groves in Martinique and Guadeloupe. Florida Entomol. 73(4), 684-687, 1990, Jaffe K, Mauleon H, Kermarrec A. PDF

 56. Orientation in the ant Acromyrmex subterraneus molestans. Applied Myrmecology, Vander Meer, Jaffe & Cedeno; Editores, Westview Press, 1990, pp 367-372, Guajara MS, Vilela EF, Jaffe K. PDF

 55. Territorial ecology of the leaf- cutting ant Atta laevigata. Applied Myrmecology, Vander Meer, Jaffe & Cedeno; Editores, Westview Press, 1990, pp 345-354, Salzemann A, Jaffe K. PDF

 54. Orientation cues used by ants. Insectes Sociaux 37, 101-115, 1990, Jaffe K, Ramos C, Lagalla C, Parra L. PDF

 53. On the territorial behaviour of field colonies of the leaf-cutting ant Atta laevigataJ. Insect Physiol. 36, 133-138, 1990, Salzeman A, Jaffe K. PDF

 52. Análisis sociobiologico del comportamiento reproductivo de poblaciones humanas. Atlantida 27, 42-45, 1990, Jaffe K. PDF

 51. Amino acids and memory consolidation in the cricket II: Effect of injected amino acids and opioids on memory. Pharmacol. Biochem. & Behavior, 35, 133-136, 1990, Jaffe K, Zabala N, Debelard M, Granier M, Aragort W, Tablante A. PDF

 50. Amino acids and memory consolidation in the cricket I: Changes in the titer of free amino acids in nervous tissue after learning. Pharmacol. Biochem. & Behavior, 35, 127-131, 1990, Jaffe K, Baklien A, Zabala NA, Ferreras AC, Granier M, Ribbi A. PDF

 49. El genero Theobroma en el Territorio Federal Amazonas (Venezuela) II: Distribución geográfica. Turrialba 39, 446-454, 1989, Sánchez, P, Jaffe K. PDF

 48. El genero Theobroma en el Territorio Federal Amazonas (Venezuela) I: Notas etnobotánicas y consideraciones agronómicas. Turrialba 39, 440-446, 1989, Sanchez P, Jaffe K, Muller MC. art48PDF

 47. A comparison of methods for sampling ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) in savannas. Biotropica 21, 348-352, 1989, Romero H, Jaffe K. PDF

 46. On chemical communication in the ant Crematogaster sumichrasti Mayr (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Myrmicinae). Rev. Bras. Entomol. 33, 149-156, 1989, Jaffe K, Pino E. PDF

 45. On nest densities of the leaf- cutting ant Atta cephalotes in a tropical primary forest. Biotropica 21, 234-237, 1989, Jaffe K, Vilela E. PDF

 44. Ants visit extrafloral nectaries of the orchid Spathoglottis plicata Blume. Biotropica, 21, 278-279, 1989, Jaffe K, Pavis C, Vansuyt H, Kermarrec. A. PDF

 43. Método de cría en el laboratorio de grillos Pteronemobius sp. Bol. Entomol. Venezolano N.S. 5, 41-56, 1989, Jaffe K, Granier M, Zaldivar ME, Zabala NA, Meza A, Lara W. PDF

 42. Formulación y desarrollo de un cebo atractivo tóxicos para control de bachacos Atta spp. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) en Venezuela. Bol. Entomol. Venezolano N.S. 5, 81-88, 1989, Naccarata V, Jaffe K. PDF

 41. A comparative study of brain morphology in ants. Brain Behav. Evol., 33, 25-33, 1989, Jaffe K, Perez E. PDF

 40. Etnomirmecologia Yanomami. Acta Terramaris, 1, 66-70, 1989, Herzog H, Muller MC, Granier M, Lattke J, Jaffe K. PDF

 39. Notas etnomirmecológicas Ye´cuana. Acta Terramaris, 1, 60-65, 1989, Jaffe K, Muller MC. PDF

 38. Mirmecofauna de los tepuies Marahuaka y Huachamakare (Territorio Federal Amazonas, Venezuela). Acta Terramaris, 1, 45-48, 1989, Jaffe K, Romero H, Lattke J. PDF

 37. Nervous system free amino acids and memory consolidation of a spatial operant learning in the cricket. Neurochemistry (Proceedings of 11th International Congress); 141, 1987, Blau S, Jaffe K. PDF

 36. On agonistic behaviour among workers of the Ponerinae ant Ectatomma ruidum (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Insectes Sociaux, 34, 87-95, 1987, Jaffe K, Marquez M. PDF

 35. A linguagem dos odores. Ciencia Hoje, 35:26-31, 1987, Vilela E, Jaffe K, Lucia T.  PDF

 34. Learning abilities of ants and complexity of social systems. In: Chemistry and Biology of Social Insects; Eder J and Rembold H Eds., Verlag J. Peperny, Munchen, pp 134-135, 1987, Jaffe K. PDF

 33. Aprendizaje instrumental ante refuerzos positivos y tipo de memoria en el grillo. Acta Cientifica Venezolana 38, 266-273, 1987, Zabala N, Jaffe K, Rosas A, Zaldivar ME. PDF

 32. Evolution of territorial behaviour and nest-mate recognition systems in ants. Experientia suppl. Vol. 54. Behaviour in Social Insects, Birkhauser Verlag, Basel, p. 295-311, 1987, Jaffe K. PDF

 31. Un sistema automatizado para el entrenamiento de grillos. Acta Cientifica Venezolana, 38, 122-125, 1987, Zaldivar ME, Jaffe K. PDF

 30. Orientation in leaf-cutting ants. Animal Behaviour. 35, 1443-1453, 1987, Vilela E, Jaffe K, Howse PE. PDF

 29. Evolución del comportamiento agonístico y de territorialidad en hormigas. Anais do VII Encontro de Myrmecologia do Estado de Sao Paulo. F.H. Caetano Ed. Rio Claro, UNESP, p. 1-23, 1986, Jaffe K. PDF

 28. Ecología de Formicidae en plantaciones de Theobroma cacao en Barlovento, Venezuela. Revista Theobroma, 16(3),189-197, 1986, Jaffe K, Sanchez P, Tablante A. PDF

 27. On the communication systems in the ants Pseudomyrmex termitarius and P. triplarinus. Insectes Sociaux 33, 105-117, 1986, Jaffe K, Aragort W, Lopez ME. PDF

 26. Control of Atta and Acromyrmex spp in pine tree plantations in the Venezuelan llanos. Fire Ant and Leaf-Cutting Ants; Biology and Management Vander Meer & Lofgreen Ed., Westview Press, Boulder Colorado, 1986, p 409-416, Jaffe K. PDF

 25. Nestmate recognition and territorial marking in Solenopsis geminata and in some Attini. Fire Ant and Leaf-Cutting Ants; Biology and Management Vander Meer & Lofgren Ed., Westview Press, Boulder, Colorado, 1986 p 211-222, Jaffe K. PDF

 24. Comunicacion quimica entre obreras de la hormiga cortadora de pasto Acromyrmex landolti Forel 1884. Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 28, 351-362, 1985, Jaffe K, Navarro JG. PDF

 23. On the adaptive value of nest features of the grass cutting ant Acromyrmex landolti. Biotropica, 17, 347-348, 1985, Navarro JG, Jaffe K. PDF

 22. On the communication systems of the fungus growing ant Trachymyrmex urichi. Insectes Sociaux, 32, 257-274, 1985, Jaffe K, Villegas G. PDF

 21. Two different decision making systems in recruitment to food in ant societies. Behaviour, 92, 9-21, 1985, Jaffe K, Villegas G, Colmenares O, Puche H, Zabala N, Alvarez M, Navarro JG, Pino E. PDF

 20. Evolución de los sistemas de comunicación química en hormigas. Folia Entomologica Mexicana, 61: 189-203, 1984, Jaffe K. PDF

 19. Arginine has a morphine like action in insects. Experientia, 40, 733, 1984, Zabala N, Jaffe K, Maldonado H.  PDF

 18. Opiate receptors in praying mantis; effect of morphine and naloxone. Pharmacology Physiology and Behaviour, 20, 683-687, 1984, Zabala NA, Miralto A, Maldonado H, Nuñez JA, Jaffe K, Calderón L. PDF

 17. On the nestmate recognition system and territorial marking behaviour in the ant Camponotus rufipes. Insectes Sociaux, 31, 302-315, 1984, Jaffe K, Sánchez C. PDF

 16. Comportamiento alimentario y sistema de reclutamiento en la hormiga Camponotus rufipes. Acta Cientifica Venezolana, 35, 270-277, 1984, Jaffe K, Sánchez C. PDF

 15. Colony specific territorial marking with the metapleural gland secretion in the ant Solenopsis geminata (Fabr). Journal of Insect Physiology, 30, 265-270, 1984, Jaffe K, Puche C. PDF

 14. Negentropy and the evolution of chemical recruitment in ants. Journal of theoretical Biology, 106, 587-604, 1984, Jaffe K. PDF (or alternatively download a high resolution PDF with 5.2 Mb)

 13. Nestmate recognition and territorial behaviour in the ant Odontomachus bauri Emery (Formicinae: Ponerinae). Insectes Sociaux, 30, 466-481, 1983, Jaffe K, Marcuse M. PDF

 12. Chemical communication systems in the ant Atta cephalotes. Social Insects in the Tropics, Jaisson Ed., Univ. Paris Nord, Vol 2, 165-180, 1983, Jaffe K. PDF

 11. La evolución del comportamiento social en hormigas. Atlantida (USB, Caracas), 22, 29-31, 1983, Jaffe K. PDF

 10. Acromyrmex subterraneus Forel 1893 y A. coronatus (Fabricius 18O4), hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) nuevas para Venezuela. Boletin de Entomologia de Venezuela, N.S.,2, 56, 1982, Goncalves CR, Jaffe K. PDF

 9. Arginine and memory consolidation in Praying Mantis. Journal of Insect Physiology, 147:231-235, 1982, D'alessio G, DiDonato A, Jaffe K, Maldonado H, Zabala N. PDF

 8. Efecto del petróleo crudo sobre los moluscos comerciales litorales Donax denticulatus Crassostrea rhizoporae en Venezuela. Proceedings of the Thirty-third annual Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute, San Jose, Costa Rica, 198O, Mahieu G, Mascitti G, Jaffe K. PDF

 7. Effect of cyclohexymide on the learning process in praying mantis. Physiology and Behaviour, 25, 367-372, 1980, Jaffe K. PDF

 6. A theoretical analysis of the communication system for chemical mass recruitment in ants. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 84, 589-609, 1980, Jaffe K. PDF

 5. An integumentary pheromone secreting gland in Atta sp. Territorial marking with a colony specific pheromone in Atta cephalotes. Journal of Insect Physiology, 25, 833-839, 1979, Jaffe K, Bazire-Benazet M, Howse PE. PDF  These findings have been corrected in Article 65

 4. The dynamics of learning in the praying mantis. Journal of Insect Physiology, 25, 525-533, l979, Maldonado H, Jaffe K, Balderrama N. PDF

 3. A chemical correlate of learning in the praying mantis. Journal of Insect Physiology, 25, 319-325, 1979, Jaffe K, Maldonado H. PDF

 2. The mass recruitment system of the leaf- cutting ant Atta cephalotes. Animal Behaviour, 27, 930-939, 1979, Jaffe K, Howse PE. PDF

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 1. Studies on the mechanism by which inorganic arsenate facilitates the enzymatic reduction of dihydroxyacetone by a-glycerolphosphate dehidrogenase. FEBS Letters, 8O, 115-118, l977, Jaffe K, Apitz-Castro R. PDF

PATENTS:

1. Trampa de retención para el picudo del cocotero. Jaffe K, Sánchez P, Hernández JV, Cerda H. Inscripción 93/1098. Boletín Oficial del S.A.R.P.I. Nr. 404 Tomo IV, p 525 del 23/08/96, Venezuela

2. Atractante artificial para el picudo del cocotero. Jaffe K, Sánchez P, Hernández JV, Cerda H. Inscripción 93/1099. Boletín Oficial del S.A.R.P.I. Nr 402 Tomo IV, p. 521 del 28/06/96, Venezuela

3. Cebo para atraer la plaga perforadora del tomate. Eiras AE, Cabrera A, Jaffe K. Ministerio de Industria y Comercio, Solicitud 002488, 5 de Nov. 1998,

4. Patente 98-002488, Brasil. Revista INPI Nº 1877, 26-12-2006.

5. Trampa para la retención del perforador del tomate. Issa S, Miras B, Jaffe K. Ministerio de Industria y Comercio, Solicitud 002489, 5 de Nov. 1998.

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